Compensation for the infringement of the right to trial within a reasonable time
Information can be obtained on Tuesdays from 8:30 to 11:30 at +385 1 3714 661.
A request for payments on the ground of the infringement of the right to trial within a reasonable time is sent to:
Odjel pisarnice Ministarstva pravosuđa Republike Hrvatske
Ulica grada Vukovara 49
Besides request, natural persons have to enclose:
- personal data and telephone number (or e-mail address), number of current account, the name of the bank and IBAN
Legal persons have to enclose:
- correct name, telephone number, fax number, e-mail, transfer account, the name of the bank and IBAN, personal identification/registration number
- the decision with the finality clause
- the power of attorney if the payment is made on the counsel's account.
Civil, Commercial and Administrative Law Directorate – Office hours
Information related to cases from the Civil, Commercial and Administrative Law Directorate's scope can be obtained in the Ministry of Justice, Ulica grada Vukovara 49, Zagreb or at +385 1 3714 000 on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sector for International Legal Aid – Office hours
Telephone inquiries by parties, lawyers and public notaries on Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., judicial bodies' inquiries on Monday to Friday at +385 1 3714 000
Certification of documents for use abroad
Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., on Fridays from 9 a.m. to 12 in the Ministry of Justice, ulica grada Vukovara 49, Zagreb.
Issuing Criminal Record Certificates
Certificates from the criminal record are issued in the Department for Criminal Records, Subsection for Administrative Tasks, Zagreb, Ulica grada Vukovara 49.
The office hours are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. from Monday to Friday.
Request for Removal or Rehabilitation from the Criminal Record
The expungement of conviction from the criminal record is performed pursuant to the Article 85, paragraph 5, subparagraph 4 of the Criminal Code (Official Gazette 110/97, 27/98, 129/90, 51/01, 105/04, 84/05, 71/06, 110/07 and 152/08), and on condition that no criminal procedure is conducted against the person seeking the expungement of conviction, Article 473, paragraph 1 of the Criminal Procedure Act (Official Gazette 110/97, 27/98, 58/99, 112/99, 58/02, 143/02 and 115/06).
You can submit a claim for the expungement of conviction or rehabilitation from the criminal record via mail or personally to the Ministry of Justice, Criminal Law Directorate, Sector for clemency, register and indemnity, Department for Criminal Record, ulica grada Vukovara 49, and the decision will be delivered to your address within 30 days.
For removal from the criminal record a written request for removal from the criminal record and the Ministry's decision on rehabilitation should be forwarded to the Ministry of Interior, to the Department of Informing-Criminal Analitics, Ilica 335, pursuant to the Article 26, paragraph 1, subparagraph 2, Law on Police Affairs (OG 76/09). Timeline for enforcement of the procedure is 30 days. All other information can be obtained at +385 1 6321 702.
Appeal for clemency
Pursuant to the Article 5 of the Pardon Act, the appeal for clemency can be submitted after final judgement. The appeal is submitted to the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Croatia (Department for clemency) or it can be submitted to the Writing office in the Ministry, Ulica grada Vukovara 49, Zagreb, or it can be delivered by mail on this address.
In the appeal it is necessary to specify the name of the court that adjudged the first instance judgement and judgement reference number, personal data of a convict, and data on family and social circumstances of the convict (for instance, number of children, especially minor, maintenance obligation, health condition of the convict and members of his family, if the family exercises incomes and how, as well as all those circumstances for which you consider that contribute to the convict).
The appeal for clemency has to be submitted by the convict personally, a spouse, and other persons cited in the Article 2, item 464 of the Criminal Procedure Act.
Free Legal Aid
All questions related to Free Legal Aid can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Land Register departments of Municipal Courts in Zagreb, Split, Rijeka and Osijek – Office hours
Office hours of the Land Register departments of Municipal Courts in Zagreb, Split, Rijeka and Osijek are on Tuesdays from 3 p.m. to 8. p.m.
Administrative courts, High Administrative Court of the Republic of Croatia and Municipal Labour Court tin Zagreb
Administrative courts in Zagreb, Rijeka, Osijek and Split and the High Administrative Court of the Republic of Croatia and Municipal Labour Court began work on 1 January 2012.
The Municipal Labour Court in Zagreb also began its activity on 1 January 2012.
Administrative Court in Zagreb
Tel. +385 1 6011 320
Fax. +385 1 6011 300
Avenija Dubrovnik 6 and 8, 10000 Zagreb
Administrative Court in Split
Tel. +385 21 440 771
Fax. +385 21 440 760
Put Supavla 1, 21000 Split
Administrative Court in Rijeka
Tel. +385 51 499 600
Fax. +385 51 499 601
Barčićeva 3, 51000 Rijeka
Administrative Court in Osijek
Tel. +385 31 554 562
Fax. +385 31 554 560
Županijska 5, 31000 Osijek
Municipal Labour Court in Zagreb
Tel. +385 1 6126 666
Ulica grada Vukovara 84, 10000 Zagreb
High Administrative Court of the Republic of Croatia
Tel. +385 1 4807 800
Frankopanska ulica 16, 10000 Zagreb
Communication with citizens
Tel.: +385 1 3714 523